What Would I Wear…To London Fashion Week?

Yesterday saw the first day of London Fashion Week, where our British rooted designers show us what they’ve been working on for Autumn Winter 2012. It’s the second chapter of fashion month, the first taking place in New York and the next taking place in Milan, ending in Paris. 

I’m not going to London Fashion Week. However, if I were, this is what I would happily wear. I’d say from what I’ve read that two pairs of shoes are essential, one pair of heels, one pair of flats, with the flat shoes ensuring a swift sprint between locations of shows. Which is why I picked this beautiful Vanessa Bruno bag. Not only does it stand out for its intricately cut-out detail and is the perfect splash of orange, it should fit this classy pair of metallic-heeled Miu Miu brogues, ready for when a change of shoe is necessary. The beautiful floaty and vibrant Issa dress contrasts perfectly with the python-effect leather biker jacket. The graceful folds of the full silk skirt of the dress mixed up with the rugged jacket portray a tough, thrown-together-didn’t-try-too-hard look that I love. And for those of you who, like myself, didn’t go, the ribboned-key below is the invitation to the Mulberry A/W 2012 show. I wonder what the secret is…..

Clockwise from left : 

Printed silk-satin kimono maxi dress by Issa -£605 at Net-A-Porter

Metallic-heel leather brogues by Miu Miu – £370 at Net-A-Porter

Jacey snakeskin-effect leather jacket by Karl – £980 at Net-A-Porter

22-karat gold-plated cabochon clip earrings by Kenneth Jay Lane at Net-A-Porter

T-Bar Wedges £29.99 from Zara  

Skull silk scarf by Alexander McQueen from Selfridges 

Intrecciato leather gloves by Bottega Veneta – £245 at Net-A-Porter

Leather Cut-Out Trim Satchel by Vanessa Bruno -£235 at Urban Outfitters

Cutout leather waist belt by Oscar De La Renta – £480 at Net-A-Porter

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